Cisco Certifications

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Entry Level
(CCT)

For those looking to start a career as a network professional. No prerequistes required.

Required Exam: 640-692 RSTECH

Recommended Training: Supporting Cisco Routing and Switching Network Devices (RSTECH)

Required Exam: 010-151 DCTECH

Recommended Training: Supporting Cisco Data Center System Devices (DCTECH) v2.0

Associate Level
(CCNA)

Acquire the skills to expand your job possibilities with the latest and greatest technologies.

Required Exam: 200-301 CCNA

Recommended Training: Implementing and Administering Cisco Solutions (CCNA)

Professional Level
(CCNP)

Customize your professional-level certification by picking a core track combined with a concentration exam.

Core

Core Exam: 350-401 ENCOR

Recommended Training: Implementing and Operating Cisco Enterprise Network Core Technologies (ENCOR)


Concentration – Pick One

Concentration Exam: 300-410 ENARSI
Recommended Training: Implementing Cisco Enterprise Advanced Routing and Services (ENARSI)

Concentration Exam: 300-415 ENSDWI
Recommended Training: Implementing Cisco SD-WAN Solutions (SDWAN300)

Concentration Exam: 300-420 ENSLD
Recommended Training: Designing Cisco Enterprise Networks (ENSLD)

Concentration Exam: 300-425 ENWLSD
Recommended Training: Designing Cisco Enterprise Networks (ENWSLD)

Concentration Exam: 300-430 ENWLSI
Recommended Training: Implementing CIsco Enterprise Wireless Networks (ENWLSI)

Concentration Exam: 300-435 ENAUTO
Recommended Training: Implementing Automation for Cisco Enterprise Solutions (ENAUI)

Core

Core Exam: 350-801 CLCOR
Recommended Training: Implementing and Operating Cisco Collaboration Core Technologies (CLCOR)


Concentration – Pick One

Concentration Exam: 300-810 CLICA
Recommended Training: Implementing Cisco Collaboration Applications (CLICA)

Concentration Exam: 300-815 CLACCM
Recommended Training: Implementing Cisco Advanced Call Control and Mobility Services (CLACCM)

Concentration Exam: 300-820 CLCEI
Recommended Training: Implementing Cisco Collaboration Cloud and Edge Solutions (CLCEI)

Concentration Exam: 300-835 CLAUTO
Recommended Training: Implementing Automation for Cisco Collaboration Solutions (CLAUI)

Core

Core Exam: 350-601 DCCOR
Recommended Training: Implementing and Operating Cisco Data Center Core Technologies (DCCOR)


Concentration – Pick One

Concentration Exam: 300-610 DCID
Recommended Training: Designing Cisco Data Center Infrastructure (DCID)

Concentration Exam: 300-615 DCIT
Recommended Training: Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Infrastructure (DCIT)

Concentration Exam: 300-620 DCACI
Recommended Training: Implementing Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (DCACI)

Concentration Exam: 300-625 DCSAN
Recommended Training: Configuring Cisco MDS 9000 Series Switches (DCMDS)

Concentration Exam: 300-635 DCAUTO
Recommended Training: Implementing Automation for Cisco Data Center Solutions (DCAUI)

Core

Core Exam: 350-701 SCOR
Recommended Training: Implementing and Operating Cisco Security Core Technologies (SCOR)


Concentration – Pick One

Concentration Exam: 300-710 SNCF
Recommended Training: Choose One:

Securing Networks with Cisco Firepower Next-Generation Firewall (SSNGFW)  or  Securing Networks with Cisco Firepower Next-Generation Intrusion Prevention System (SSFIPS)

Concentration Exam: 300-715 SISE
Recommended Training: Implementing and Configuring Cisco Identity Services Engine (SISE)

Concentration Exam: 300-720 SESA
Recommended Training: Securing Email with Cisco Email Security Appliance (SESA)

Concentration Exam: 300-725 SWSA
Recommended Training: Securing the Web with Cisco Web Security Appliance (SWSA)

Concentration Exam: 300-730 SVPN
Recommended Training: Implementing Secure Solutions with Virtual Private Networks (SVPN)

Concentration Exam: 300-735 SAUTO
Recommended Training: Implementing Automation for Cisco Security Solutions (SAUI)

Core

Core Exam: 350-501 SPCOR
Recommended Training: Implementing and Operating Cisco Service Provider Network Core Technologies (SPCOR)


Concentration

Concentration Exam: 300-510 SPRI
Recommended Training: Implementing Cisco Service Provider Advanced Routing Solutions (SPRI)

Concentration Exam: 300-515 SPVI
Recommended Training: Implementing Cisco Service Provider VPN Services (SVPI)

Concentration Exam: 300-535 SPAUTO
Recommended Training: Implementing Automation for Cisco Service Provider Solutions (SPAUI)

Core

Core Exam: 350-901 DEVCOR
Recommended Training: Developing Applications Using Cisco Core Platforms and APIs (DEVCOR)


Concentration – Pick One

Concentration Exam: 300-435 ENAUTO
Recommended Training: Implementing Automation for Cisco Enterprise Solutions (ENAUI)

Concentration Exam: 300-835 CLAUTO
Recommended Training: Implementing Automation for Cisco Collaboration Solutions (CLAUI)

Concentration Exam: 300-635 DCAUTO
Recommended Training: Implementing Automation for Cisco Data Center Solutions (DCAUI)

Concentration Exam: 300-535 SPAUTO
Recommended Training:Implementing Automation for Cisco Service Provider Solutions (SPAUI)

Concentration Exam: 300-735 SAUTO
Recommended Training: Implementing Automation for Cisco Security Solutions (SAUI)

Concentration Exam: 300-910 DEVOPS
Recommended Training: Implementing DevOps Solutions and Practices using Cisco Platforms (DEVOPS)

Concentration Exam: 300-915 DEVIOT
Recommended Training: Developing Solutions using Cisco IoT and Edge Platforms (DEVIOT)

Concentration Exam: 300-920 DEVWBX
Recommended Training: Developing Applications for Cisco Webex and Webex Devices (DEVWBX)

Expert Level
(CCIE)

Worldwide, this certification is accepted as the most prestigious certification in the technology industry.

CCDE Written Exam: The 2-hour, written qualification exam covers network design in the areas of routing, tunneling, Quality of Service (QoS), management, cost, capacity, and security. You must pass the written exam before you are eligible to schedule the CCDE practical exam.

CCDE Practical Exam: The 8-hour Practical exam tests your ability to perform design analysis, justify design requirements, and develop a design implementation based on best practices. Only candidates that have a passing score on the CCDE Written Exam may register for the CCDE Practical Exam.

Recertification: CCIEs are required to recertify every two years.

Reqiured Exams: 300-401 ENCOR Implementing and Operating Cisco Enterprise Network Core Technologies (ENCOR)

CCIE Enterprise Infrastructure Lab Exam

Recertification: CCIE Enterprise Infrastructure certification is valid for three years.

Required Exams: 300-401 ENCOR Implementing and Operating Cisco Enterprise Network Core Technologies (ENCOR)

CCIE Enterprise Wireless Lab Exam

Recertification: CCIE Enterprise Wireless certification is valid for three years.

Required Exams: 300-801 CLCOR Implementing and Operating Cisco Collaboration Core Technologies (CLCOR)

CCIE Collaboration Lab Exam

Recertification: CCIE Collaboration Infrastructure certification is valid for three years.

Required Exams: 300-601 DCCOR Implementing and Operating Cisco Data Center Core Technologies (DCCOR)

CCIE Data Center Lab Exam

CCIE Data Center v3: This 8-hour hands-on lab exam covers the end-to-end lifecycle of complex data center networks, from designing and deploying to operating and optimizing.

Recertification: CCIE Data Center certification is valid for three years.

Required Exams: 300-701 SCOR Implementing and Operating Cisco Security Core Technologies (SCOR)

CCIE Security Lab Exam

Recertification: CCIE Security certification is valid for three years.

Required Exams: 300-501 SPCOR Implementing and Operating Cisco Service Provider Network Core Technologies (SPCOR)

CCIE Service Provider Lab Exam

Recertification: CCIE Service Provider certification is valid for three years.

If you have started working toward an additional certification, keep going! If you earn the certification before February, your certification will be migrated to the new track and you will receive the new certification.